This section contains published guidelines relevant to anesthesia for the WLS patient, including a general set of guidelines and guidelines for specific sub-populations of patients (e.g., patients with sleep apnea or difficult airway).
Practice advisory for preanesthesia evaluation (Anesthesiology 3 2012, Vol.116, 522-538. )
Practice guidelines for management of the difficult airway (Anesthesiology 02 2013, Vol.118, 251-270. )
Practice guidelines for preoperative fasting (Anesthesiology 3 2011, Vol.114, 495-511. )
Practice guidelines for the perioperative management of patients with OSA (Anesthesiology 02 2014, Vol.120, 268-286. )